• Use the sidewalk, or if a sidewalk is not present, stay as far to the left of the roadway as possible.
  • Cross only at marked crosswalks, traffic lights or road intersections. Don’t cross in the middle of a block or between cars.
  • Make sure drivers see you before you cross. If the driver is stopped, make eye contact before you step into the road.
  • If walking pets, make sure they can be seen too.
Image of the Brighten Up pedestrian poster for download.
Click on the image above to download a printable poster

Be Alert

  • Avoid all distractions
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Obey the rules of the road, all signs and signals
  • During the day, wear bright clothing

Be Seen

  • At dusk and after dark, increase your visibility by wearing reflective gear such as: reflective belts, arm/leg bands, clip-on LED glaciers, iron on reflective straps, reflective gloves, scarves or hats.